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Jeffrey A. Neiman Esq

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Sole Practitioner
Location:
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Phone:
954-462-1200
Fax:
954-688-2492
Email:

Jeffrey A. Neiman is an accomplished trial attorney who focuses on white-collar defense, tax controversies, securities regulatory matters, and general litigation.

Upon graduating with honors from law school at the University of Florida, Mr. Neiman was hired as a federal prosecutor through the prestigious United States Department of Justice Attorney General’s Honors Program. For nearly nine years, Mr. Neiman worked as an Assistant United States Attorney and Trial Attorney for the Department of Justice in South Florida and in Washington, D.C.

While a federal prosecutor, Mr. Neiman received national recognition for handling complex, high profile matters including the ground-breaking and historic prosecution of Switzerland’s largest bank, UBS AG, for aiding American citizens to commit tax fraud. The landmark UBS prosecution has been featured in the national and international press and has been said to forever change the way the Internal Revenue Service and Department of Justice investigate criminal tax matters. Mr. Neiman’s government experience allows him to understand what matters in a case and what will impact its outcome.

Mr. Neiman is a frequent lecturer, panelist, and contributor at conferences on topics including offshore tax evasion, tax fraud, Ponzi schemes, and trial practice. His engagements have included events organized by the American Bar Association, Florida Bar, Anti-Money-Laundering, Audit and Compliance Forums, University of Miami School of Law, the Department of Justice’s National Advocacy Center, Florida Atlantic University, New York University, Florida Bankers’ Association, the Heckerling Institute on Estate Planning, the Greater Miami Jewish Federation, and the South Florida Tax Litigation Association.

  • Former Federal Prosecutor
  • Experienced Trial Lawyer
  • Frequent Lecturer

Areas of Practice

  • 50% White Collar Criminal Defense
  • 25% Tax Litigation
  • Offshore Voluntary Disclosures
  • Tax Compliance
  • FBAR Penalty Abatement
  • Internal Investigations
  • SEC Defense
  • Tax Law
  • 25% Tax Controversies
  • Tax Evasion
  • False Tax Returns
  • International Tax Compliance
  • Securities Fraud
  • Money Laundering
  • Racketeering
  • Public Corruption
  • Healthcare Fraud
  • Business Fraud
  • Grand Jury Proceedings
  • Tax Controversy Matters
  • Corporate Investigations

Bar Admissions

  • Florida, 2002
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Arkansas
  • U.S. Tax Court

Education

  • University of Florida Levin College of Law, Gainesville, Florida
    • J.D. - 2001
    • Honors: With Honors
    • Honors: Order of the Coif (Top 10%)
  • University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida
    • B.S. - 1998
    • Honors: With Honors
    • Major: Finance
    • Major: Business Administration

Published Works

  • Opting Out: The Solution for the Non-Willful OVDI Taxpayer , Tax Notes, September 12, 2011
  • Privileged Communications Coming to Light, Business Crimes Bulletin, July, 2011

Classes/Seminars

  • Speaker, IRS Representation 101, IRS Tax Forums, 2011 - Present
  • Speaker, FBARs and Forms 8300, IRS Tax Forums, 2011
  • Speaker, Financial Crime Fighters, Tear Down These Silos, IAAR Third Annual Conference, 2011
  • Speaker, Using FinCen, Bank and Business Records Effectively to Trace and Recover Assets, IAAR 3rd Annual Conference, 2011
  • Guest Lecturer, Tax Fraud 101, Forensic Accounting Graduate Program, 2011
  • Speaker, Bank Secrecy and Liechtenstein's Move to Transparency, American Bar Association, Taxation Section, 2011
  • Speaker, The Tax Professional as the Target Du Jour in Criminal Tax Investigations and Civil Promoter Penalty Audits, American Bar Association, Tax Section Midyear Meeting, 2011
  • Speaker, Multi-track Litigation, American Bar Association, Criminal Justice Section, 2011
  • Speaker, Trial Tactics, American Bar Association, 2011
  • Speaker, Joint Defense Agreements, American Bar Association, 2011
  • Speaker, Tax Evasion, American Bar Association, 2011
  • Speaker, Criminal Tax Roundtable, American Bar Association, 2011
  • Speaker, Implications of the IRS Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program, 2011 Offshore Alert Conference, 2011
  • Speaker, The Prosecution and Defense of Offshore Bank Accounts, American Bar Association, Taxation Section, 2010
  • Speaker, Criminal Tax Roundtable, American Bar Association, Criminal Justice Section, 2010
  • Speaker, Trends in Criminal Tax Enforcement, 2nd Annual Tax Controversy Forum, 2010
  • Speaker, Criminal Tax Update, Monthly Meeting, 2009
  • Speaker, Tax Evasion, Mid-Atlantic Anti-Money Laundering Conference, 2009
  • Speaker, Offshore Tax Evasion, Florida Bar, Tax Section, 2009
  • Speaker, UBS- Lessons Learned, Anti Money Laundering, Audit, and Compliance Forum, 2009
  • Speaker, Trial Strategies in Complex Tax Prosecutions: Evidentiary and Procedural Challenges, American Bar Association, Taxation Section
  • Adjunct Professor, Florida Atlantic University

Honors and Awards

  • Attorney General’s John Marshall Award for Outstanding Legal Achievement, the highest award offered to an attorney for a contribution in a specialized area of legal performance, by the United States Attorney General
  • Internal Revenue Service Commissioner’s Outstanding Achievement Award
  • Service to America Medal (finalist), presented by the Partnership for Public Service
  • United States Department of Justice Outstanding Attorney Awards
  • B.B. Allen Award presented by the United States Attorney
  • Attorney General’s Honors Program

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Bar Association, Criminal and Tax Sections, 2010
  • American Bar Association, 2011 - Present
  • Broward County Bar Association, 2011 - Present
  • Federal Bar Association, Broward County Chapter, 2011 - Present
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, 2011 - Present
  • South Florida Tax Litigation Association, 2011 - Present
  • Inn of Court, Broward County, 2010 - Present
  • Former Federal Prosecutor
  • Experienced Trial Lawyer

Past Employment Positions

  • Assistant United States Attorney at United States Attorney's Office, Southern District of Florida, 2008 - 2011
  • Trial Attorney at United States Department of Justice, Criminal Division, Fraud Section, 2005 - 2008
  • Trial Attorney at United States Department of Justice, Tax Division, 2002 - 2005

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Jeffery A Neiman

Law Offices of Jeffrey A. Neiman
1 Financial Plaza, Suite 2612
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33394
Phone: 954-462-1200
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